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pirate

1. a person who commits piracy
2. 
a. a vessel used by pirates
b. (as modifier): a pirate ship

pirate

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character by cruizing piratically and committing piracy on other
She sailed, it is said, to Madagascar and Mozambique, and not finding any Negroes on the Coast to be bought, forcibly and piratically took from other Vessels there, on the same errand, the Negroes they had collected, and gave the robbed Vessels a quantity of Gunpowder with the recommendation to them to adopt the same course.
99) Thus, if a citizen of the United States aboard a ship bearing a flag of the United States piratically attacks another ship bearing the U.